Half of the outlets in my office do not work

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Old 05-28-19, 08:07 PM
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Half of the outlets in my office do not work

This is becoming frustrating. There are four wall outlets in my home office. Two of the four went dead a few weeks ago. Also the light switch in the bathroom next to me and the light in the hall outside the office.

Here is what I have done:
Replaced the two wall outlets and light switches
Checked the GFI, it is in one of the bathrooms up stairs.
I bought a Tacklife to check the outlets. Big surprise the to non-working show dead and the outlet I thought might be feeding the rest of the circuit showed correct.

Any suggestions will be REALLY appreciated.

Thanks!
Brian
 
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Old 05-28-19, 08:27 PM
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Try these troubleshooting steps.

Do you have any test equipment?
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Troubleshooting a dead receptacle or light, Basic Terminology &...


 
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Old 05-28-19, 09:02 PM
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Yes, I replaced the good outlet and made sure the wires were screwed in. Did the same with the other outlets and wall switches I replaced. I also took off the wire nuts, unwound them and used new wire nuts.

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Old 05-29-19, 07:13 AM
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Hi, have you checked the fixture? Pull the fixture down and see how many cables are in the box, DO NOT BREAK ANY SPLICES , just note what is there, maybe a pic or two.
Could be a loose splice in there.
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